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Deborah is married with six children and three of her children are in school. She takes care of additional family members (Grandchildren). She sells fish from home and sells to all categories of people but at retail. She has been in this business for the last three years. She has applied for a loan of 2,000,000 Uganda Shillings from MCDT SACCO to buy more boxes of fish. Besides this fish business, she owns a retail shop. She works seven days a week. Her major business challenges include seasonality and transportation of boxes of fish from the landing site to her home. Her goals and aspirations are to become a wholesaler and to own a delivery van to ease in transportation. She resides in a home that she owns and the family has access to electricity and piped water. Her monthly expenses include school fees and feeding the family.

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This loan is administered by MCDT SACCO, a savings and credit institution operating in Kampala, Uganda. The mission of MCDT SACCO is to provide sustainable financial services to the lower strata of Uganda's poor, especially women, for their economic and social development. MCDT's cooperative structure also affords its clients the opportunity to own shares of the organization and benefit from its financial performance. For more on MCDT SACCO, please see our partner page at, and join our lending team, Friends of MCDT SACCO, at

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  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 157
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,703,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,510.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Deborah to buy more boxes of fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012